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Out of this world…again The Galaxy Camera 2 is here – capturing and sharing has never been so fast

perfect shot without the distraction of wading through complex settings. Once captured, you can use your favourite apps to edit your images and share them online straight away. The battery life has also

Following on from the success of the award- winning Galaxy Camera, Samsung has unveiled its successor, the Galaxy Camera 2. Upgraded technology makes it faster and easier to capture, edit and share images via the latest Android operating system, while a lightweight, retro design means you don’t have to sacrifice style. The Galaxy Camera 2 captures images with a 16-megapixel back side illuminated CMOS sensor, for vivid images rich in colour and detail, while the 21x optical zoom lens provides a range equivalent to 23-483mm and features optical image stabilisation to counteract camera movement and keep images sharp. More power The processor powering the Galaxy Camera 2 has been upgraded to a 1.6GHz Quad-Core chip, backed up by 2GB of RAM, meaning the camera operates at ultra high speed so you can make the most of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. This makes the camera intuitive to use so you can navigate easily and concentrate on capturing the

been enhanced, so you can take pictures for longer. The 8GB internal memory is supplemented by the pre-loaded Dropbox app, which lets you directly upload your images to cloud storage – an exclusive offer provides an extra 50GB of free cloud storage for two years. Field Communication (NFC) capabilities make it easier than ever to share your images. The all-new Tag & Go feature means you can connect the Galaxy Camera 2 to smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices simply by touching them together. This makes it simple to transfer images using Simple sharing Advanced Wi-Fi and Near

The GalaxyCamera 2 captures imageswith a 16-megapixel back side illuminated sensor and a 21x optical zoom lens

the clever functions in the camera; Photo Beam lets you send the picture being viewed on the camera to the paired device, while Mobile Link lets you select which pictures to transfer to your smartphone. A wireless connection also lets you control the camera with your Smartphone via the Remote Viewfinder function. Intuitive interface The 4.8in HD Super Clear Touch LCD on the back of the Galaxy Camera 2 is beautiful for framing up your shots with and for viewing and editing them once captured, while the touch interface is intuitive for anyone used to a smartphone. Smart Mode makes it easy to get that professional touch in your images too – you can choose from 28 different preset modes designed for different shooting scenarios. If you’re unsure which mode to use, then you can let Smart Mode Suggest decide – it analyses the scene and recommends the best mode according to the lighting

conditions, scenery and objects. There’s also a new Smart Mode, Selfie Alarm, which takes five consecutive images so you can pick the best and share it on social media.

THIS PAGE A more powerful processor helps you make the most of the Android platform in the Galaxy Camera 2.

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